A new knitted love. Perhaps my favorite part of it (besides it's simplicty) is that it can be worn so many different ways. Tied above, draped below, or wrapped around the body. The yarn is Noro Kogarashi, a lovely silk wool blend. Buy via Ravelry or Craftsy. Wear madly and often.
I had been thinking of making a chunkier cowl version of the 5th Avenue Infinity scarf for a long time. It wasn't until recently I found my reason to get it done. Let me tell you about Nick. Nick is the father of one of my closest friends, Torry. We met my freshman year at … Continue reading A Cowl for Nick
Pattern: Melanie Wrap (My own)Yarn: Quince & Co. Lark (100% American Wool, 134 yrds/50g),Chanterelle, 5balls, Pomegranate, 1 ball (100% American Wool, 134 yrds)US 7(4.5mm) circular and DPN needles While it is not an "exact" copy of what Mel wore I still think it caputres the essence of what she wore. Classic yet stylish. I hope … Continue reading FO: Melanie Wrap
So there I was hanging out with my mother on a lazy Sunday afternoon watching one of my favorite movies, Sweet Home Alabama, when I first noticed it. Sure I had watched this movie a dozen times always thinking, "Imagine if I left my husband for seven years and then happened to pop back into his life? … Continue reading Movie Knits: Melanie’s Wrap
I am what you call an eternal optimist always thinking things are going to be better than expected. Yes, even moving. But we all know moving is never fun. I don't know why I thought differently this time around. J and I brought a few boxes over to our new apartment last night, mostly my … Continue reading Lotus